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Decoration at the Christmas market
Decoration at the Christmas market © GettyImages, Bild: Roberto Cicala / EyeEm

Traditioneller Weihnachtsbasar im Finnland-Zentrum (Traditional Christmas Bazaar in the Finland Center)

Christmas Market in Berlin on 20 and 21 November 2021

Have you ever tried Loimulohi, Lohikeitto and Poromakkaraa? Then make sure not to miss the Traditional Christmas Bazaar in the Finland Center.

Please note: The 2G rule and mandatory masks apply at all Christmas markets.

This year too, the Finland Center invites all friends of Nordic Christmas traditions to the Traditional Christmas Bazaar in the Finland Center in the Bergmannkiez area in the borough of Kreuzberg-Friedrichshain.

Over 30 years in Berlin

Founded in 1985, the Finland Center Berlin is a port of call for all friends of Finland and has been located at Marheinekeplatz in the popular Bergmannkiez area in the heart of Kreuzberg since 2004.

Finnish compatriots and friends of Finland come together here

The meeting place of Finns and friends of Finland traditionally invites you to a Christmas bazaar on the weekend before the first Advent in a cosy, homely and friendly atmosphere.

Handmade gift ideas

Various exhibitors offer Nordic handicrafts and handmade gift ideas such as homemade socks, gloves and hats as well as Finnish food for sale at their stands.

Traditional food and drinks

Your culinary instincts will be indulged here with traditional Finnish Christmas dishes such as Loimulohi (flame-grilled salmon), Lohikeitto (salmon soup) and Poromakkaraa (reindeer sausage) and the Nordic mulled wine Glögi.

Finnish Father Christmas Joulupukki

Children's eyes light up when Finnish Father Christmas Joulupukki stops by at 2 pm and 4 pm.

Highlights of the Traditional Christmas Bazaar at the Finland Center

  • Finnish delicacies
  • Handmade gift ideas
  • Homely and friendly atmosphere
  • Finnish Father Christmas Joulupukki comes by
  • Handicrafts

Our tips for your visit to the Traditional Christmas Bazaar in the Finland Center

After your visit to the Traditional Christmas Bazaar in the Finland Center, pay a visit to the former Tempelhof Airport, take a walk on the wintry Tempelhofer Feld or stroll through the pleasant Bergmannkiez area.

Opening hours and entrance fees

  • Date: 20 & 21 November 2021
  • Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday from 12 to 18 hrs. The Finnish Father Christmas Joulupukki will probably drop by again at 2 and 4 pm.
  • Admission is free

Getting there

The Traditional Christmas Bazaar in the Finland Center will take place in the Finland Center Berlin – Suomi Keskus e.V. on Schleiermacherstr. 24A near the Passionskirche church in Kreuzberg. We recommend travelling by public transport.

  • Bus: 140 Gneisenaustraße; 248 Gneisenaustraße/Baerwaldstraße
  • U-Bahn (underground train): U7 Gneisenaustraße

 

All Berlin Christmas markets at a glance